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 Bill Status of SB1708  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  DOMESTIC WORKER BILL OF RIGHTS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein - William Delgado - Kimberly A. Lightford - Patricia Van Pelt - Iris Y. Martinez, Kwame Raoul, Toi W. Hutchinson, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Martin A. Sandoval, Michael Noland, Daniel Biss, Julie A. Morrison, Mattie Hunter and Emil Jones, III

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
775 ILCS 5/2-101from Ch. 68, par. 2-101
820 ILCS 105/3from Ch. 48, par. 1003
820 ILCS 105/4afrom Ch. 48, par. 1004a
820 ILCS 125/1from Ch. 48, par. 198.1
820 ILCS 140/2from Ch. 48, par. 8b


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights Act. Requires employers to make specific disclosures to domestic workers regarding terms of employment. Requires written contracts. Establishes provisions for duration of shifts, meal breaks, sleep and rest periods, paid time off, and other matters. Provides for enforcement by the Department of Labor. Authorizes civil actions. Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Minimum Wage Law, the Wages of Women and Minors Act, and the One Day Rest In Seven Act to make various changes regarding domestic workers. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Excludes personal care attendants and personal assistants working under the Home Services Program under specified provisions of the Disabled Persons Rehabilitation Act from the definition of "domestic worker".

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Labor)
 This legislation creates additional responsibilities for the Fair labor Standards Division of the Department of Labor. The fiscal impact is as follows: (1) Personnel = $227,000; (2) Fringes = $223,874; (3) Travel = $15,000; (4) Commodities = $2,000; (5) Equipment = $4,000 (6) EDP Equipment = $26,800; (7) Telecommunications = $3,000; (8) Contractual = $16,000; Total = $517,674.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/15/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  2/15/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/27/2013SenateAssigned to Labor and Commerce
  2/28/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/6/2013SenatePostponed - Labor and Commerce
  3/7/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/13/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/13/2013SenatePostponed - Labor and Commerce
  3/15/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/19/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Labor and Commerce
  3/20/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/20/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Labor and Commerce; 009-004-000
  3/20/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2013
  3/20/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/22/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/10/2013SenateSecond Reading
  4/10/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2013
  4/11/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/12/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Labor and Commerce
  4/16/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Labor and Commerce
  4/18/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/19/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/23/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/23/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/24/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Labor and Commerce
  4/24/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateFiscal Note Filed from the Illinois Department of Labor
  4/24/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/24/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  4/29/2013SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2013
  4/30/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Labor and Commerce
  5/1/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Postponed - Labor and Commerce
  5/2/2013SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2013
  8/9/2013SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  8/9/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Re-referred to Assignments; 3-9(b)
  8/9/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Re-referred to Assignments; 3-9(b)
  8/9/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Re-referred to Assignments; 3-9(b)
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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